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Old February 13th, 2008, 05:16 PM
Renay Renay is offline
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I had a labrador a few years ago who was diagnosed with something similar to this, however it was more common in larger breeds than smaller breeds from what I had understood. It was all basically the same except to the untrained eye it appeared to be hip displaysia. Instead of paralysis the dog would lose coordination of her hind legs and would thus slip and fall all over the place only to regain use of her legs within the next few seconds. The vet said it was caused by the spinal cord being constricted or having pressure applied to it by the vertibrae It was extremely sad to watch, and she was euthanized due to my fathers fear of her falling down the stairs and breaking her hips. To get to the point, could this be the same thing even though i was told it was most common in labs and sheperds?
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